Modern School Business Administration A Planning Approach (Peabody College Education Leadership Series)

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  • Edition: Custom
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-10-10
  • Publisher: Pearson
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This text in ABLrs"s new Educational Leadership series from Peabody College covers historical and current trends in leadership in a very practical way, using cases and a problem-solving approach as vehicles for examination. The text was developed by a leading scholar in educational leadership as part of a series from one of the leading schools of education in the world. It has a strong basis in current research, and easy-to-use, intuitive features. It strikes an effective balance between the informational and the pedagogical. It covers trends (both historical and current) in educational leadership. The "Modern" approach of this book explores professional challenges, performance expectations, and operating conditions encountered by contemporary American school leaders. The case studies and interactive pedagogy make this a very practical text.

Table of Contents

Specification of how this volume aligns with ELCC Standards
Clarification of approach to citations/references via provision of further readings section and end note citations
Contextual Factors Influencing Schools and Educational Leaders
The Evolving Context of Strategic Education Leadership
The evolving nature of 21 st Century life and its consequences for education
The changing nature of leadership when change itself is the dominant force in the world
Strategic leadership contrasted with historical predecessors
Forces shaping, including those opposing, the new globalism
Consequences for organizations of the new global dynamic
Qualities of Strategic Education Leaders
A discussion of the definition of leadership
Historic insights regarding the origin of leadership, nature or nurture
Characteristics that distinguish a modern, ldquo;strategicrdquo;, leader
Significance of vision
The application of strategic leadership to educational settings though cycles of appraisal, analysis and action
Strategic teacher leadership
Creating a Strategic Organization
Alignments between strategic leadership and a strategic organization
Components of organizations as systems
What is known regarding organizational change
Organizational change imperatives
Knowledge Strategic Leaders Need
The organization and control of American education
The never-ending layers of statutory and legal authority that impinge on educ
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